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Dr. Vijay Eswaran; an Exemplary Philanthropist

Dr. Vijay Eswaran, the co-founder, and Chairman, the QI Group of Companies, is an incredible contributor who has been named in the New Global Indian (NGI) award for his marvelous impact to the business and philanthropy world. His Kuala Lumpur-based firm, under his leadership, has increased sales to over 20 nations having generated revenue of $750 million in 2016. Read more: Five Minutes With Dr. Vijay Eswaran, Executive Chairman, QI Group

The sales were as a result of networking marketing, a marketing strategy that gains profit from direct sales and commission from recruitment of members into the team. The plan saw the rise of the firm to offering e-commerce based services in media, training, travel, luxury products, fitness and wellness, and telecommunications.

Born in 1960, In Malaysia, Vijay Eswaran holds a degree in socio-economics from the London School of Economics, a background that has been a pillar in his business world journey. He applied his marketing skills to co-find the QI Group in 1998. Later Vijay established community-based projects like mentorship programs and had been funding various organizations and groups via his non-profit organization, the Vijayaratnam Foundation in Malaysia.

He also founded the RYTHM Foundation, a corporate- social responsibility part of the QI Group.Apart from the business world, Vijay is an author of several books like In the Sphere of Silence, 18 Stepping Stones and In the Thinking Zone and amongst others. He is also an international business speaker who has participated in forums like the World Economic Forum and the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.

Vijay has also been honored Special Award for Education Entrepreneurship and Leadership, ASEAN Business Advisory Council and Malaysian Business Awards CEO.

He boasts of Forbes naming him in the list of Heroes of Philanthropy and Lifetime Achievement Award in Regional Philanthropy which was after his kind gestures in child mentorship programs, youth and women empowerment and helping in special education programs.Vijay, termed as a great business-minded icon, is generous in nature thus making him bag the above stated awards.